A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tallaboa in Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 08:27:08 / February 3, 2020 @ 8:27 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pr2020034020. Unique identifier: pr2020034020. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -66.7106° West, 17.937° North. The 3.06-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:27:08 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Bayamón (c. 203 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caguas (c. 86 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guaynabo (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guaynabo, Bayamón, Sabana Seca (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days nine hundred and seventy-one and in the last 365 days one thousand and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km S of Tallaboa, Puerto Rico.
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